Police Blotter | 7/11/2018 - Republic-Times | News

Police Blotter | 7/11/2018

By on July 18, 2018 at 10:00 am

(Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and charges may sometimes be dropped or reduced as part of the legal process.)

Columbia Police
July 4
Dallas M. Smugala, 21, of Columbia, was arrested for DUI and disobeying a traffic control device on Meadowview Lane at West Park Drive.

July 5
Monica A. Olenhouse, 26, of Grain Valley, Mo., was charged with theft of labor/services stemming from a May 3 incident at Great Clips, 900 Columbia Center, during which she allegedly left without paying for a $45 hair appointment.

Illinois State Police
July 4
The female passenger of a motorcycle sustained massive head trauma during a four-vehicle crash on I-255 northbound just north of Dupo in St. Clair County. Two tractor-trailers, an SUV and a motorcycle were involved in the crash, which occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Multiple lanes of I-255 were closed for several hours as ISP conducted accident reconstruction.

July 8
Multiple police, fire and emergency agencies searched for a male subject in the wooded area along the Mississippi River in the vicinity of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge off I-255 in Columbia starting just before 9 p.m. Shortly before 11 p.m., the subject was located in the area of Levee Road and BB Road and was detained by Illinois State Police. A Columbia police officer initially responded to the report of a male subject standing at the side of the bridge who appeared despondent. Upon the officer’s arrival, the man ran away from police and was last seen running north off I-255 into the woods, prompting the search.

Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern IL
June 30
Jessica M. Ahne, 26, of Burksville, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (alprazolam).

Monroe County Sheriff
July 2
Jason D. Lapham, 33, of Fults, was charged with felony aggravated domestic battery after court information alleges that he “intentionally strangled” a male household family member at a residence in the 2500 block of Sutterville Road. He was also charged with misdemeanor domestic battery in the incident.

July 4
Alec J. Mooney, 19, of Waterloo, was arrested for DUI, no insurance, no valid registration and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident that occurred shortly after 5 p.m. on Ziebold Road.

Matthew Morgan, 37, of Valmeyer, was arrested on a Monroe County warrant on Route 3 at Park Street.

July 5
Emergency personnel responded shortly after 11:40 a.m. to a single-vehicle crash with minor injury on Maeystown Road about three-fourths of a mile east of Bluff Road. The vehicle struck a culvert and the female driver complained of chest pains.

July 7
Jacob A. Hey, 43, of Dixon, was arrested for DUI, improper lane usage and improper use of flashing lights on Route 159 at Braun Road.

July 8
The theft of cigarettes and alcohol overnight from a freezer in an open attached garage in the 4800 block of Route 159 is under investigation. Police are looking at surveillance video of the incident.

Waterloo Police
July 2
Mackenzy S. Mundy, 20, of Waterloo, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) stemming from an April 30 incident.

July 4
Justin H. Watson, 30, of Waterloo, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and failure to signal on Lakeview Drive at Mary Drive.

July 5
Mitchell Runzo, 21, of Waterloo, was picked up on a U.S. District Court federal warrant for possession of stolen firearms stemming from a May arrest. It was determined the firearms Runzo possessed were stolen in Oregon County, Mo., during a residential burglary.

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